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caramel apple cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Diane Schmidt
Comstock Park, MI

I came up with this recipe because I only had a yellow cake mix in the house and thought that was boring. This is definitely not boring

(2 ratings)
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For caramel apple cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 3
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon (i like mccormicks roasted cinnamon)
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 lg
    apples, chopped very fine
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/3 c
    butter, not margerine
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • powdered sugar
  • whole milk or half and half

How To Make caramel apple cake

  • 1
    Mix together the first 6 ingredients, beat for 2 minutes on medieum to high speed. Fold in the apples and 1/2 cup of the pecans. Pour into well greased bundt pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes (I go by the amount of time for a bundt cake on the cake mix box).
  • 2
    For topping: in sauce pan melt together the butter and the brown sugar until sugar is desolved. Add in the vanilla. Add in enough powdered sugar to make a frosting consistancy, then add in enough milk to make it thin enough to drizzle on the cake. Add in 1/2 cup pecans. Drizzle over the cooled cake.